Chicken kurma

chicken kurma,

Chicken kurma which i have posted here is an easy and simple version of kurma varieties.A delicious,tasty kurma with the combination of the spices, ground mixture of green chillies,cashews and coconut which makes the kurma rich and creamy.This Chicken kurma goes well with Idly,Dosai,Chapathi,Poori and Parotas.


250 g chicken

1 onion chopped

2 green chillies

1/2 cup coconut milk

Coriander leaves chopped(fistful)

Mint leaves chopped (fistful)

Salt to taste

Oil as required


2 star anise

1/2 tsp fennel seeds

2 small piece cinnamom stick

1 bay leaf


3 cashews

1 tbsp grated coconut

2 green chillies

3 cloves garlic

1 inch long piece of ginger


Clean and wash the chicken pieces in water.Heat oil in a cooker,add the items under ‘masala items’on medium flame.After a minute add the onions,green chillies and saute until they turn transparent.Now add the chicken pieces and saute for 3 mins on medium flame.

masala items

Add the ground mixture under ‘to grind’ table,then add the coconut milk.

grinded mixture,

Add water as per your need for the gravy,add the coriander leaves,mint leaves and salt.Stir well and bring to boil.


Close the cooker with the lid and cook for 3 whistles,then simmer the flame and cook 5 mins.The kurma would be ready by now.Open the lid and let the kurma stay on simmer flame for 5 more mins without the lid to get a thick consistency and for the oil to separate.

oil separates..

Chicken Kurma is ready to serve now.



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